Northeast

2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup: Doubles Preview

The singles are underway at the #OracleCup, but the doubles aren’t scheduled to start until the mid afternoon. That gave us a little more time to write another little ditty for you, this time with an eye on tennis played in pairs. Just like in the singles draw, Gustavus and Alhouni are the No. 1…

2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup: Singles Preview

Happy Thursday, boys and girls. Today is one of the most fun days of the fall, as the main draw of Small College begins this morning. The DIII men’s singles portion is scheduled to start at 11 a.m., while the doubles is slated for 3 p.m. Even though we already gave you our predictions, The…

2017 Small College Nationals/ITA Oracle Cup PREDICTIONS

Prediction time, boys and girls! This tournament is probably the hardest thing to predict of the entire year, so feel free to point and laugh when it’s all said and done. The most popular singles pick was Mr 10K, Jonathan Jemison, with six picks, but we also have three votes for Daniel Levine. On the…

Small College Nationals: 10 fun/meaningless stats

Happy Wednesday, boys and girls, and welcome to the first of The Blog’s Small College Nationals (now called the ITA Oracle Cup) preview articles! We are hoping to have a prediction article out for you tonight, a roundtable article for you tomorrow morning, and perhaps even more if my fellow bloggers get their acts together.…

Report Card! How Teams Fared at the Northeast ITA

Back in the day, the Northeast ITA was referred to as the “Skidmore ITA.” I was always reluctant to use the term, since it diminishes the other teams in the region, but I have to say, there might be something to it. Year after year, Skidmore flexes their muscles. Four of the past six singles…

Power Rankings, 10/5

Welcome back to a blog favorite, Power Rankings! Now that ITAs are over, the writers have again come together to shoot the sh*t on a google document and rank the top 42 teams from Division III Tennis. We have information now from ITAs and can form initial power rankings based on the individual performances that…

New England ITA Recap

Happy Wednesday, boys and girls. Last weekend was the biggest of the fall in terms of DIII action, and some of the older other writers have gotten a jump start on recapping the weekend’s events. I’m going to follow CHB’s report card style system and hand out some mid-term grades. D3Regional has been kind enough…

Northeast ITA Preview

Ladies. Gentlemen. Children of all ages. Welcome to D3RegionalNEC’s Northeast ITA Preview. It took some time to find the draw, but thanks to a friendly coach for passing it along! For a while now, this seems like a tournament that has just one or two guys that can win it. Loutsenko, Wu,, Heinrich, Leung. All…

New England ITA Preview

Happy Wednesday, boys and girls. The ITAs are the best time of the fall from a tennis perspective, and there is no tournament field deeper than the New England ITA. Boasting the top nine teams in the region, and five of the top eight in the country, this is hands down the most talented ITA…

Middlebury Invitational Recap

Happy Tuesday, boys and girls! It’s decorative gourd season, which means ITAs are almost here…so I thought I would do something other than give you an ITA preview. How about a quick recap of the weekend’s NE events to help you degenerate DIII gamblers figure out your weekend ITA bets? There will be plenty of…